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Day: February 25, 2020

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Japan’s ‘Wind Phone’ Connects the Living with Loved Ones Who Have Passed Away

Grief hits us in unique ways. It can hide, numb, or pang. However, it most definitely is not easy and can even take a toll on our physical well-being. The day to day life for those who suffered tremendous loss during the 2011 tsunami in Japan is still finding its way to normalcy. Temporary structures …

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What Losing 110 Pounds ACTUALLY Looks Like

A Refinery29 guest post written by a woman named Elna Baker and titled “What Losing 110 Pounds Really Looks Like” offers readers a firsthand look into the reality of what losing a significant amount of weight actually looks and feels like. We’ve become so accustomed to seeing Before and After pictures — on billboards, on television ads, in magazines — …

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Monks in Thailand Recycled 40 Million Tonnes of Plastic to Convert Into Their Orange Robes

The global population continues to creatively reuse plastic and reduce its consumption. A group of monks recently inspired pilgrims to donate plastic to a Buddhist temple in Thailand. In return, they have created vibrant robes out of what was once considered to be waste.   Thailand is one of the largest contributors to plastic pollution …

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